Duke Nukem Forever can’t
be stopped. After surviving a critical reception at launch, the game is about
to receive its first DLC on October 11 in the form of the Hail to the Icons
Parody Pack. Pulling no punches, the pack pokes fun at more popular and
respected FPS series – and will feature three new game modes, four new
multiplayer maps, more weapons, and silly hats.
Tag, babe-hoarding Hot Potato and free-for-all Hail to the King, round out the
pack’s new modes. The four new multiplayer
maps will also be packed with graphics and snark.
Call of Duke features “modern combat” in an urban warzone, while Inferno
returns to Duke's long-beloved pastime: making fun of Doom via 16-bit graphics.
Meanwhile, 2Forts1Bridge gives Team Fortress 2 a sarcastic tip of the silly
hat. The last and smallest new map will be Sandpit, where many mini-Dukes will
fight the good fight with Sticky Bombs.
Hail to the Icons
launches on Oct 11. It's a free download for First Access Club members who
pre-registered before the game's launch; all others can pay $10 or 800 MSP to
give Duke another chance to prove himself.
Oct 5, 2011